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Lessons on Becoming a Healer

With their kindness and patience, they taught me that helping the soul to heal while also helping the body to recover at the same time, can bring my patients to a deeper level of healing.

It has always been a dream of mine to bring chiropractic care to the world. My dream came true in December 2009. I, along with 8 other chiropractors, journeyed to Dheradun, India to serve the Tibetan refugees. I went with the purpose of bringing quality care to a population whose culture had been completely destroyed. Being my first trip out of the country, I had no clue what to expect, yet I was hopeful to make an impact. After spending two weeks serving this community (3 Tibetan elder homes and one Tibetan orphanage) I realized that their culture left more of an impact on me, than I could have ever given to them!

Before I went on this mission trip I was very focused on the physical body and it's function. Being a chiropractor, my work is incredibly physical and my patients come to me with physical complaints. In general, I have found our society as a whole is very focused on our physical bodies wether it be our appearance, how we feel, our weight, etc. The Tibetans on the other hand, have very little awareness of their physical condition and instead live in a much more enlightened and spiritual state. They do not let the limitations of their physical body hinder them at all and they spend most of their day in prayer. 

It was such an honor for me to have the opportunity to bring a bit of physical awareness to this population. In return they taught me how to become a true healer. With their kindness and patience, they taught me that helping the soul to heal while also helping the body to recover at the same time, can bring my patients to a deeper level of healing. I now incorporate the lessons that they have taught me into every one of my patient visits!

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Robin Barben January 19, 2013 at 05:39 PM
I admire Kristin's approach as well and her compassion, her vision and her courage. Thanks for the link, Rich, it's nice to see a more open approach to wellness is already happening in the mainstream medical arena.
Barbara January 19, 2013 at 08:07 PM
Leonard I agree with your obsovation of MR STEVE good reply Barbara
Rich Buckley January 19, 2013 at 08:09 PM
I caught Gregg Bradon's presentation some months ago and have heard nothing else since: http://youtu.be/GUbEgg6GklU I am very interested in consciousness studies, healing techniques, spiritual attitudes, the power of love, compassion, forgiveness, placebo effect and for the past few years have been drawn towards learning their use in service to the power for good. If this world is to be saved, it will likely be in no small measure linked to this transformative energy in the hearts of so many of us.
Robin Barben January 19, 2013 at 10:01 PM
I watched the video you sent and I loved this remark Gregg made: "It's only a miracle until we understand the science, then it becomes a powerful internal technology." That's a great way to say it. I have studied this science and have been healed many times by understanding even a little of it. For me, the science is a spiritual understanding of man's natural wholeness and perfection. Seekers and healers everywhere touch on this all the time. But until it's seen as a science that already exists, it can be illusive. I think its a science if it's provable over and over. But you are so right! The consciousness of love heals and brings us into health, (as shown by the healing of a knee injury in the first link.) And consequently, it is the consciousness of fear that diminishes health, (as shown by the second link.) Both links shows examples of overcoming fear, and through a new consciousness, finding healing. (The examples of healing in the second one are largely in the comment section below the article. ) Good to talk with you Rich. Thanks for the links. I love seeing how seekers everywhere are connecting with the consciousness of love, no matter if we call it waves, energy, consciousness, or spirit. http://sentinel.christianscience.com/shared/view/hs68zk9crs?s=e http://lissarankin.com/the-nocebo-effect-how-negative-thoughts-can-harm-your-health
Rich Buckley January 20, 2013 at 02:58 AM
Barbara,  You seem to have accepted your beautiful healing gift as your purpose. Be strong. Please look over a nonprofit website I serve on and email me your comments. I would be very interested in anything you have to say on the subject. My email is Buckley.Rich@gmail.com  Our website link is www.PeaceAndConflictResolution.Org.  Please take special note of the page listed on the side-bar we are developing labeled: "Healers Prayer Chain"

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